from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Hodgkin, Sir Alan Lloyd 1914-1998. British physiologist. He shared a 1963 Nobel Prize for research on nerve cells.
- Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfoot 1910-1994. Egyptian-born British chemist. She won a 1964 Nobel Prize for determining the structure of compounds needed in combating pernicious anemia.
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- proper n. A patronymic surname.
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- n. English physiologist who, with Andrew Huxley, discovered the role of potassium and sodium atoms in the transmission of the nerve impulse (1914-1998)
- n. English physician who first described Hodgkin's disease (1798-1866)
- n. English chemist (born in Egypt) who used crystallography to study the structure of organic compounds (1910-1994)
Oppenheimer recently projected that peak annual sales of this drug for use in Hodgkin lymphoma would exceed $400 million.
His grandfather, Thomas Hodgkin, and uncle, Robin Hodgkin, were historians and to begin with Alan hesitated between history and science.
Mrs.M. R. Hodgkin is Children's Book Editor at Macmillan Publishing
Hodgkin is a Professor of Biophysics at Cambridge University and received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1963.
'Some ghastly thing called Hodgkin's disease, which makes her glands swell, or something, and turn cellular, whatever that really means.
SANJAY GUPTA, CNN SENIOR MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT: Well, this is called Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Bone-marrow transplants, first offered in the 1960s, have been used to treat leukemia, aplastic anemia, lymphomas such as Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, immune-deficiency disorders and some solid tumors such as breast and ovarian cancer.
It may even decrease their risk of certain cancers such as Hodgkin's disease.
As suspected, the mass was a lymphoma, a relatively rare variant called Hodgkin’s disease.
According to Farlex, Inc., this rare malignant tumor is caused by cells that have metastasized from other diseases such as Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
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